Prepare the Publisher Server
The publisher is the organization that originally creates the folders and makes them available to one or more subscribers. The publisher controls the direction in which data is moved.
To prepare a server to publish information:
Important If you do not grant the Replication Agent mailbox Owner permission on the publisher server, Default and Anonymous permissions assigned to the public folders are not replicated.
Tip See the Windows 2000 documentation for more details on how to create, mailbox-enable, and set permissions for a user account.